Smithfield police have arrested a woman in two purse snatchings at Carolina Premium Outlets but are searching for a second suspect.
Brittney Elizabeth Moore, 27, of Four Oaks was arrested Aug. 21. Police charged her with two counts of conspiracy to commit larceny, possessing heroin, possessing cocaine and possessing drug paraphernalia. She was held on a $40,500 secured bond.
Police are searching for a second suspect, Bobby Ray Bailey, 39, of Benson.
Capt. Tommy Choe said the first victim lost her purse and wallet, which contained a small amount of cash and several credit cards. The purse snatcher also got two cell phones, one of which was recovered. In the second purse snatching, the victim lost $140 in cash, a cell phone and debit card.
Police ask anyone with information about the thefts to call police 919-989-1089 or the Smithfield Tip Line at 919-989-8835.